"The last person to really make a career out being both so wonderful and outright fucking weird was one Frank Zappa. The world has, alas, moved on since then and unless I revive the college day plan of spiking the water system with acid it’s hard to see this gorgeousness gracing a chart near you." Unpeeled.co.uk
"Sounds like a bunch of fuckin’ loons dickin’ about" says a passing woman.
"Yay!" says I: "Yay for the fuckin’ loons!" Obscure, and not a little deranged; a startling sonic collage, musically accomplished, and in a little decoupage box that they pasted up all on their own. Well worth buying. Opposition T
"CHAP WITH WINGS, FIVE ROUNDS RAPID is an unusual and darkly menacing record, an album that like it or not manages to leave a lasting impression and a sinister aftertaste. Managing to get under your skin on this record, Thumpermonkey have delivered an album well worth investigating." UKMusicsearch